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From left, Morris volunteer "inventory leaders" Sue Gooch, Laverne Swanson and John Anderson get tree survey instructions from University of Minnesota forestry student Eric North (gold t-shirt). The tree survey is intended to give the city a better understanding of the types, ages and conditions of urban trees.

One-of-a-kind tree survey begins in Morris

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University of Minnesota forestry experts and students will team with Morris residents to survey city trees and gather information intended to aid the city's forestation efforts in the future.


Some of the volunteers and U of M participants began their work with a one-block survey Monday night following the Morris City Council's regular meeting.

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